Meal Planning Academy

Learn the simple meal planning systems that will take you from feeling overwhelmed to making quick and easy dinners.

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Dinnertime has never been easier!

"With an easy to follow system and recipes too, dinner has never been easier. My family goes wild for 10 Minute Beef Tacos. Everything is so easy to make, I can whip it up any day of the week!"

 – SUSIE M. -

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DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR?

You know you need to make dinner, but it just feels like too much work.

Let's face it - life is busy. Between daily life, work, and kids, dinner can be the last thing on your list. Before you know it, it's 5 o’clock and then comes that dreaded question, "What's for dinner?"

You need a plan that will work for your schedule and your family. You need a way to make dinner easier, without overcomplicating it. You need a simple meal planning system that actually works. Maybe you've even tried meal planning before.

And yet, dinner feels like a chore.

It's exhausting to make dinner every single day. And your family is tired of eating the same meals over and over again. When you try to make something new, it takes a long time to find a good recipe and it's usually filled with way too many ingredients. With raising grocery prices, it's expensive to buy ingredients that you'll only use once or maybe not at all. Getting take out just seems like an easier solution. You've lost motivation to make or plan dinner, and even thinking about meal planning is overwhelming.

Other people make it look easy. But for you, it's anything but.

But what if there was a way to get dinner on the table a whole lot easier?

HI, I'M JESSICA!

And I want to help you make dinner easy, once and for all.

Jessica

As a wife, mom, and small business owner, I know that life can get a little hectic. With work, school, and after-school programs, there is too much to do and not enough time.

Without a plan, dinnertime can feel overwhelming – all the prepping, cooking, and searching for healthy recipes, can feel like too much. And settling for convenient meals and fast food is not always the best option. You need a meal plan that works!

My ultimate goal is to help you make a meal plan that is so easy, it never feels like a chore. And it gives you more time to do the things you love. You can find out more about me HERE.

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I feel like I now have my nights back!

"There's no stress about what to make for dinner. I cannot say enough great things about Jessica and Meal Planning Academy."

- SUSAN R. -

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CONSIDER WHAT'S POSSIBLE...

Imagine easily making dinner and having more time for the things you want to do.

Just imagine if in three short weeks you could....

  • Quickly and EASILY PLAN DINNER without feeling stressed or overwhelmed.
  • Get to the heart of your meal planning struggles and discover a SYSTEM THAT WORKS with you, not against you.
  • Have a concrete MASTER MEAL PLAN and a back-up meal plan that is designed for your specific schedule.
  • Finally FEEL IN CONTROL of dinnertime, instead of feeling like you are just getting by.
  • Effectively SAVE MONEY ON GROCERIES simply by changing the way you plan and make meals.
  • Have MORE TIME for the things you want to do because you're spending less time cooking and worrying about what to make for dinner.
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Meal planning systems made a real difference for me!

"These recipes are tasty, easy on time, and full of nutrition. I love that you feel the need to serve healthy food to the little people in our lives. My whole family loves these meals!"

- ANNIKA N. -

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INTRODUCING MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY...

The online program that will help you implement simple meal plan systems in just three weeks.

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Meal Planning Academy is a three-week program that is designed to help you discover your preferred planning and cooking style so you can have a better handle on your time and feel calmer in the kitchen.

It's delivered in five short but powerful and highly practical lessons, five comprehensive workbooks filled with worksheets and almost 50 easy to follow recipes that are designed to be full of flavor and simple to prepare.

So, whether you prefer minimal or no prep cooking, set and forget baking, or easy cooking on the stovetop, we have you covered. Plus, you'll learn how to choose the right recipes and combine them into a meal plan that works for you.

If you are feeling overwhelmed or find yourself avoiding planning and making dinner, this is an opportunity that I promise you will not want to miss.

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This is a plan that works!

"Homecooked meals are the best and easy is even better. I am so so so grateful to Jessica. I cannot recommend Meal Planning Academy and This Happy Mommy enough."."

- KATHLEEN W. -

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WHAT SETS MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY APART?

It's a simple system for quickly mastering your schedule and learning the cooking styles that make dinnertime easy.

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Making dinnertime easier starts with learning how to choose and prepare recipes that are quick, easy, and delicious. With only a small handful of ingredients, we'll show you how to create dinners that will work for you.

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Life is unpredictable and so is dinnertime. We'll show you a system for making dinner, even when your fridge is empty. These meals only use simple pantry staples, making them the perfect safety net or backup dinner plan.

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Some days, you just don't have time to make dinner. We'll show you the simple tricks for getting dinner on the table fast, which can save you hours every week. And help you avoid relying on takeout more than you want to.

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I can finally enjoy my nights again!

"We LOVE the recipes! Everything is so easy to make and it tastes better than eating out. Thank you for saving us money with your amazing meal plan. Meal Planning Academy pays for itself over and over again."

 – CINDY P. -

SIMPLE AND TASTY DINNERS THAT ANYONE CAN MAKE

Get the tools you need to plan your meals

(even when life feels too busy).

The Prep Guide

Prep

You'll get an easy-to-follow overview of our Meal Planning Academy system that will set you up for total success and help you prepare in advance.

The 3-Week Plan

Meal Planning Academy Workbooks

Our incredible 3-week course is jam-packed with easy, delicious meal options that you'll actually look forward to eating, but are designed to be easy to prepare.

The Process

Process

Each cooking styles has a step-by-step process for making dinner easier and choosing recipes that suit both your preferred preparing and cooking method.

The Recipes

With almost 50 recipes, there is something for everyone! There are easy chicken dishes, meatless meals, comforting pastas, meat dishes, seafood, and more. Plus, all the recipe are family friendly.

The Meal Plan

Meal Planning

Our shopping lists, weekly meal plan, and prep tips will help you save hours in the kitchen. And the Master Meal Plan will help you make meal planning easier than ever.

The Recipe Binder

Recipe Binder

Eliminate meal planning overwhelm and have everything in one place. Your binder includes three covers, section dividers, recipes list, meal plans, conversion charts, and more.

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I am so much happier now!

"I feel like I finally know how to make dinner without feeling exhausted each and every night. Meal Planning Academy is a must for anyone who wants to finally have a handle on dinner and serve meals that your family will love."

- MEGAN P. -

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HERE'S WHAT'S INCLUDED...

Get all the tools you need to get in control of meal planning in just three short weeks.

When you purchase Meal Planning Academy, you will have instant access to all the tools you need to make dinnertime easier. Our proven process provides a step-by-step plan for how to plan, prep and make your meals, so you'll never wonder what your next step should be.

THE FULL MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY SYSTEM ($149 VALUE)

Packed with actionable tips that you can use right away, Meal Planning Academy will be taught in 5 short but powerful video lessons.

  • LESSON 1: RESETTING YOUR MEAL PLAN - This lesson will cover what your kitchen really needs to help make meal planning as simple as possible.
  • LESSON 2: SIMPLIFYING DINNERTIME - This lesson will introduce you to the ways that you can make tasty dinners with less prep and less ingredients using Five Ingredients Cooking.
  • LESSON 3: CREATING A BACKUP MEAL PLAN - This lesson will introduce you to a system for creating a dinnertime safety net, using Pantry Cooking.
  • LESSON 4: SECRETS TO HOMEMADE MEALS ON BUSY NIGHTS - This lesson will explore the ways to have dinner made even on your busiest nights using Freezer Cooking.
  • LESSON 5: MEAL PLANNING MADE EASY - This lesson will cover the importance of creating and using a Master Meal Plan and how to adjust when necessary as well as guide you through creating your meal planning command centre.

5 COURSE WORKBOOKS ($97 VALUE)

Your purchase also includes 5 comprehensive course workbooks with beautifully designed, practical worksheets and easy to follow recipes to help you apply your lessons right away.


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RECIPE BINDER ($79 VALUE)

The course ends with putting together a recipe binder, so everything you need is one place. Your binder includes three different covers, section dividers, recipes list, recipes, shopping lists, meal plans, conversion charts, and more.


LIVE WEEKLY GROUP COACHING SESSIONS

Weekly LIVE group coaching sessions where you have the opportunity discuss and ask questions about the week’s content as well as share any wins and breakthroughs.


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PRIVATE FACEBOOK COMMUNITY

During this 3 week masterclass, you will have access to a private Facebook group. Here you can share pictures of what you have been making for dinner, ask questions, and get support.


BONUS #1: MEAL PLANNING POWER PACK - EARLY BIRD BONUS ($67 VALUE)

This power pack includes a genius Trello template designed to help you plan your meals. And a private Whisk group where you can choose your recipes and automatically send that list to many popular grocery delivery services. 


BONUS #2: COOKING CLASSES ($57 VALUE)

Each week there will be cooking classes where you will learn how to prepare dinner with confidence. Even if you are not confident in the kitchen, you'll walk away more empowered to make dinner work for you.


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BONUS #3: PANTRY LABELS ($19 VALUE)

An organized pantry makes dinnertime easier. We have included printable labels for all of your pantry needs. There are small labels for herbs and spices and larger ones and larger ones for dry pasta and containers to hold canned goods.


OUR GUARANTEE

No system works unless you're willing to use it, but we are confident that if you actually apply our method, Meal Planning Academy will pay for itself many times over. That said, if you complete your course work and are not completely satisfied, we will refund your purchase within 10 days.

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The food is incredible!

"We LOVE all of the recipes! Everything is so easy to make and it tastes better than take-out."

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$97

(a $468 value)

MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY INCLUDES:

  • Access to Meal Planning Academy, 5 meal planning lessons taught by Jessica.
  • 5 powerful lessons that focus on 3 key ways to make dinner time easier: 5 Ingredients Cooking, Pantry Cooking, and Freezer Cooking. And teach you how to create a Master Meal Plan and a meal plan command centre.
  • Comprehensive course workbooks with beautifully designed, practical worksheet, and easy to follow recipes to help you apply your lessons right away.
  • A recipe binder including three different covers, section dividers, recipes list, recipes, shopping lists, meal plans, conversion charts, and more.
  • BONUS: Meal Planning Power Pack includes a genius Trello template designed to help you plan your meals. And a private Whisk group where you can choose your recipes and automatically send that list to many popular grocery delivery services. 
  • BONUS: Weekly Cooking Classes where you will learn how to prepare dinner with confidence. Even if you are not confident in the kitchen, you'll walk away more empowered to make dinner work for you.
  • BONUS: Pantry Labels with 100 labels that you can print to organize your pantry, so you can easily find everything that you need.
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It's quick, easy, and it works!

"Not only is it a system that works, but the recipes that are included are amazing. I cannot say enough great things about Meal Planning Academy."

- DANI G. -

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS....

Is Meal Planning Academy Right For Me?

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY?

Meal Planning Academy is a course designed to help you get a better handle on planning and making dinner and to create simple (but effective) systems for managing dinners in your home. 

This three-week course is taught in five lessons. Each lesson includes a video class, live group coaching sessions, and digital course materials (including recipes) to help you implement what you learn and put it into practice.


WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Meal Planning Academy helps you gain control over dinnertime by simplifying the effort involved with making dinner. The course focuses on three key methods of making dinner easier — Five Ingredients Cooking, Pantry Cooking, and Freezer Cooking. Each lesson is short and super helpful, as well as practical, and actionable, so that by the end of our time together, you feel ready to tackle dinnertime.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Create a routine that helps you EASILY PLAN DINNER without feeling stressed or overwhelmed.
  • Develop a meal planning SYSTEM THAT WORKS with you, not against you.
  • Have a concrete MASTER MEAL PLAN and a back-up meal plan designed for your specific schedule.
  • Finally FEEL IN CONTROL of dinnertime, instead of scrambling to throw something together or eating takeout more than you want to.
  • Effectively SAVE MONEY ON GROCERIES because you have a clear picture of what you actually need, instead of buying items that you'll never use.
  • Have MORE TIME for the things you want to do because you're spending less time cooking and worrying about what to make for dinner.

WHAT IS A MEAL PLANNING SYSTEM?

Simply put, a meal planning system is a process or way of planning and making dinner that saves you time, energy, and effort. You probably already have a system without even realizing it, but it may not be as efficient or effective as you want it to be.

The Meal Planning Academy program is designed to help you get intentional about meal planning in order to free up time and energy for the other important things in your life.

Because let’s face it—it’s kinda hard to think about anything else when you feel like you’re stuck on an endless hamster wheel of planning dinner and making meals your family will actually want to eat.

At Meal Planning Academy, we’ll help you develop the simple meal planning systems that will take you from feeling overwhelmed to finally in control in just three short weeks.


WHAT KINDS OF RECIPES ARE INCLUDED?

Meal Planning Academy includes almost 50 delicious, easy-to-make recipes including:

  • Sweet and Smoky Chicken
  • Skillet Tortellini with Sausage
  • 10 Minute Beef Tacos
  • Oh, So Tasty Cod
  • Mocha Rubbed Steak
  • Asian Orange Roasted Trout
  • Maple Pistachio Salmon
  • Tomato Baked Mac and Cheese
  • Lemon Rosemary Chicken
  • Tex-Mex Sheet Pan Meatloaf

And that's just the beginning! All the recipes are designed to be quick, easy, and ready in 30 minutes or less.


WHAT IF I HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS?

There is definitely something for everyone in Meal Planning Academy. Many of our recipes are already gluten-free, dairy free, low-calorie, vegetarian, or low-carb, and many others can be easily modified to suit your unique dietary needs. 

HOW DO I KNOW IF MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY IS RIGHT FOR ME?

Meal Planning Academy is for anyone looking to simplify dinnertime. So by the end of our time together, you will finally feel in control of dinner and know how to plan the time you spend making it.

The practical tips and actionable steps are for families with young children or young adults at home, and for those in your twenties, thirties, forties, or beyond.


HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO GET THROUGH MEAL PLANNING ACADEMY?

Meal Planning Academy is designed to be easily digestible, with short but powerful lessons that you can begin applying right away. It will be delivered over 3 weeks.


WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE IT TO THE LIVE COACHING SESSIONS?

All of the live sessions will be recorded. You can watch them at a later date. You will receive a link via email to watch the replay when you are available.

If you can't make the live sessions and you have questions that you want to ask, you can send your them via email to jessica@thishappymommy.com.


WHAT IF I HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS?

With nearly 50 recipes to choose from, there is definitely something for (almost) everyone in Meal Planning Academy.

Many of our recipes are also gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb, or vegetarian, and many others can be easily modified for your unique dietary needs.


WHAT IF I AM NOT A GOOD COOK?

The recipes in Meal Planning Academy are designed with ease in mind. In each section, the recipes are categorized based on preparing and cooking preferences.

Whether you prefer minimal or no prep cooking, set and forget baking, or easy cooking on the stovetop, we have recipes that will work for you. Plus, you'll learn how to choose the right recipes for your cooking preferences and combine them into a meal plan that works for you.


WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE TIME TO COOK?

We've done our best to make food prep as simple and painless as possible. All the recipes are designed to be quick, easy, and ready in 30 minutes or less.


HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Our entire Meal Planning Academy is regularly $468, but in this special offer, you can get it for just $97.


HOW SOON AFTER PURCHASING WILL I RECEIVE MY PRODUCT?

(Almost) immediately! The Meal Planning Academy course will be delivered digitally, via the email address you provide at checkout. It should arrive within 5-10 minutes of your purchase.


WHAT IS YOUR RETURN POLICY?

No system works unless you're willing to use it, but we are confident that if you actually apply our method, Meal Planning Academy will pay for itself many times over.

That said, if you complete your course work and are not completely satisfied, we will refund your purchase within 10 days.